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  • Virtual reality films in the frame at annual Joburg Film Festival February 3, 2023
    Virtual reality filmmakers have been given a platform to showcase their offerings at the 2023 “Joburg Film Festival”.The annual event, which attracts hundreds of film enthusiast from all over the world, is currently under way in Joburg until February 5.The festival recently announced the opportunity for VR to be part of the programme.According to a […]
  • Nomcebo Zikode reflects on the importance of her Grammys recognition February 3, 2023
    Following a three year run littered with several impressive accomplishments, singer Nomcebo Zikode stands a chance of notching up arguably her most impressive achievement yet – winning a Grammy Award.The platinum-selling South African artist is nominated under the category Best Global Music Performance at the 65th Grammy Awards for “Bayethe”, her collaboration with SA stars […]
  • ‘Corona Sunsets Festival World Tour’ set to take off in Cape Town February 3, 2023
    One of the world’s most icon destinations, Cape Town, has been chosen as the first venue to kick off the “Corona Sunsets World Tour”. Set to take place on April 1, the festival will offer party-goers one of the best beach parties against the backdrop of a gorgeous Cape Town sunset. Aside from South Africa, […]
  • Win tickets to Calling Us Home at Artscape February 3, 2023
    Calling Us Home is an unforgettable, epic musical, fraught with danger, saved by love.Calling Us Home is a story that tells of a great love, but it is also one that humbly yet firmly touches on some of humanity’s big issues, such as the plight of refugees, the many challenges women face and the need […]
  • Ntsiki Mazwai triggers Mark Pilgrim fans with Twitter post February 3, 2023
    Controversial media personality Ntsiki Mazwai has come under fire from Mark Pilgrim fans who thought her tweets were insensitive.Pilgrim, who is currently fighting stage-four lung cancer, allegedly blocked Mazwai on Twitter, according to her tweet, which has now been deleted.The South African recently reported that Mazwai angered fans of Pilgrim when she tweeted about being […]
  • WATCH: Musa Khawula shades Anele Mdoda and her son Alakhe February 3, 2023
    Controversial social media commentator Musa Khawula has claimed his next victims, and it is 7-year-old Alakhe Mdoda and his mother, Anele.In a video making the rounds on social media, Khawula rants about how much he dislikes Alakhe and goes on to call Anele a “fat a** mother”.This video comes off the back of Alakhe’s nomination […]
  • Ne-Yo and Crystal Renay finalise divorce February 3, 2023
    Ne-Yo and Crystal Renay have finalised their divorce.!function(e,t,r){let n;if(e.getElementById(r))return;const a=e.getElementsByTagName("script")[0];n=e.createElement("script"),,n.defer=!0,n.src="",a.parentNode.insertBefore(n,a)}(document,0,"oovvuu-player-sdk");The former couple - who have three children Shaffer Jr., six, Roman, four, and Isabella, 19 months, together - split last year after the model accused her spouse of fathering a child with another woman and they have now agreed a deal in separating their assets.According […]
  • It's a boy: Heather Rae and Tarek El Mousa celebrate baby’s arrival February 3, 2023
    Heather Rae El Mousa has given birth to a boy.The 35-year-old reality star and her husband Tarek, 41, welcomed their first child together into the world on Tuesday, they have proudly announced to fans, and couldn't be happier with the new arrival.In a joint post shared to both their Instagram accounts, the couple captioned a […]
  • The cast of ‘Giyani: Land of Blood’ hint at what fans can expect from season 3 February 3, 2023
    “Giyani: Land of Blood” explores powerful and emotive themes about land claim. The storyline explores ownership of the land and who is in the right in with a dramatic flair that telenovelas are known for. The premise centres on two warring families, a secret past and a forbidden love story between Khensani Mudau and Musa […]
  • Newzroom Afrika launches Nguni language news broadcast February 3, 2023
    The South African television news channel Newzroom Afrika is broadening its horizons with the launch of its first Nguni-language news broadcast.Set to make its debut on Mzansi Wethu, DStv Channel 163, on February 27, the daily isiZulu and isiXhosa news bulletins will be anchored by seasoned broadcasters Thabile Mbhele and Lisakhanya Pepe.The news team will […]
  • Baby Cele ‘single and ready to mingle’ after divorcing husband #3 February 3, 2023
    Baby Cele recently revealed that she is “single and ready to mingle” after her divorce two years ago.During a recent interview on “Engineer Your Life” with Lungelo KM, the “Uzalo” actress opened up about her third failed marriage, admitting that although the process was extremely tough, she’s in a better place now.“With this last marriage, […]
  • Gloria Bosman joins Samro board of directors February 3, 2023
    Two-time South African Music Awards winner Gloria Bosman is the newest member to join the Southern African Music Rights Organisation (Samro) board of directors. Samro recently announced the appointment shortly after the news that Annabell Lebethe was appointed the new CEO. The organisation wants to reiterate the agenda of greater female inclusion.The statement released said: […]
  • K.O takes shots at Lady Du and Ntukzin in new scathing freestyle February 3, 2023
    On Wednesday morning, rapper K.O took to social media to announce that he’d be releasing a new freestyle to get some things off his chest.“Been truly blessed summer 22/23 and #SETE is going Diamond soon,” he wrote. “However, I got a few things to get off my chest futhi ngiqondise iyigwegwe. NEW K.O FREESTYLE TODAY12:00 […]
  • Alakhe Mdoda, Trevor Noah nominated for Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards February 2, 2023
    Nickelodeon has released the list of nominees for the highly anticipated 2023 Kids’ Choice Awards (KCAs), and making his debut is radio personality Anele Mdoda’s son Alakhe. The little star has been nominated in the category Favourite African Kidfluencers. He will go up against Lethukuthula Bhengu, Rethabile Mokgatla, Olianna and Olivia, Siba Bogopa and DJ […]
  • EXCLUSIVE: The Rockets call it quits after leader is diagnosed with stage four cancer February 2, 2023
    The South African music industry was rocked by the news that one of its iconic bands The Rockets are calling it quits after over 50 years of existence.IOL Entertainment can reveal that the band leader of 52 years, Jerry Watt, is terminally ill.The 69-year-old guitarist has been diagnosed with stage four soft tissue cancer and […]
  • James Mangold in talks to direct ‘Swamp Thing’ February 2, 2023
    James Mangold is in talks to direct “Swamp Thing” for DC Studios.Insiders claim that the 59-year-old filmmaker is a big fan of the supernatural hero and approached new DC Studios bosses James Gunn and Peter Safran with his idea for the movie.Mangold's previous work in the superhero genre includes writing and directing “Logan”, the third […]
  • Denise Zimba counts her blessings February 2, 2023
    Actress Denise Zimba took to Twitter to let everyone know how blessed she is in the life she leads.The “How To Ruin Christmas” season three actress feels blessed to lead such a beautiful life with a great family support structure. In the tweet, Zimba gave thanks to God for being able to work “whenever” she […]
  • Tweeps react to Sorisha Naidoo putting her foot down in ‘Real Housewives Of Durban’ 3 February 2, 2023
    The latest season of “The Real Housewives of Durban” has dropped on Showmax and social media users are already living for the drama.In the first episode viewers got to see the return of Annie Mthembu, Jojo Robinson, Nonku Williams and Sorisha Naidoo, and welcomed new housewives, Mbali Ngiba, Maria Valaskatzis and Slindile Wendy Ndlovu, who […]
  • Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde in child support dispute February 2, 2023
    Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde are locked in a fresh dispute over child support.The former couple, who have Otis, nine, and Daisy, six, together, were told last summer that judges in New York and California had ruled that all custody issues should be handled in Australia, but the “Ted Lasso” actor's lawyer, Bill Beslow, has […]
  • Sir Trill says he hasn’t received a cent from DJ Maphorisa: ‘It’s tiring and mentally damaging’ February 2, 2023
    This year has picked up right from where 2022 left off from as the incessant quarrelling and beefing among local artists continue.In the latest ongoing saga, platinum-selling amapiano vocalist Sir Trill has once again hit out at his previous label for not paying him his share of royalties.Sir Trill took to Twitter on Wednesday, February […]